MS SB2700 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 36-14)
Status: Passed on March 10 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-03-10 - Approved by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


An Act To Amend Section 27-33-75, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That A Qualified Homeowner Who Is The Unremarried Surviving Spouse Of A Member Of The United States Armed Forces Who Was Killed Or Died On Active Duty, Or Of A Member Of A Reserve Component Of The United States Armed Forces Or Of The National Guard Who Was Killed Or Died On Active Duty For Training, Shall Be Allowed An Exemption From All Ad Valorem Taxes On The Assessed Value Of The Homestead Property; To Amend Section 27-33-31, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That Such A Homeowner, As Well As A Homeowner Allowed An Exemption From All Ad Valorem Taxes On The Assessed Value Of Homestead Property Due To A Service-connected, Total Disability As An American Veteran Who Has Been Honorably Discharged From Military Service, Or The Unremarried Surviving Spouse Of Such A Homeowner, Shall Be Permitted To Apply For The Exemption Within 30 Calendar Days Of The Closing Date For The Homestead Purchase, But Not Later Than December 31 Of The Year Of Purchase; To Provide That If, At The Time Of Application, The Applicant Has Homestead Exemption On Another Property, The Effect Of The New Application On The Old Homestead Property Shall Be The Same As If The New Application Were Filed On Or Before April 1; To Repeal Sections 27-33-69, 27-33-71 And 27-33-73, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Which Provide Tables For Ad Valorem Tax Exemptions Claimed And For Which Reimbursement Was Made In Previous Years; To Amend Section 27-33-67, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform To The Repeal Of The Above Sections; To Bring Forward Section 27-33-33, Mississippi Code Of 1972, For The Purpose Of Possible Amendment; And For Related Purposes.

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Homestead; provide full exemption for unremarried surviving spouse of U.S. military member killed on active duty or training.


Roll Calls

2023-03-02 - House - House Passed (Y: 117 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-02-22 - Senate - Senate Passed (Y: 51 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2023-03-10 Approved by Governor
2023-03-07HouseEnrolled Bill Signed
2023-03-06SenateEnrolled Bill Signed
2023-03-03HouseReturned For Enrolling
2023-02-28HouseTitle Suff Do Pass
2023-02-23HouseReferred To Ways and Means
2023-02-23SenateTransmitted To House
2023-02-21SenateTitle Suff Do Pass
2023-01-16SenateReferred To Finance

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
273331Amended CodeSee Bill Text
273333New CodeSee Bill Text
273367Amended CodeSee Bill Text
273369Repealed CodeSee Bill Text
273371Repealed CodeSee Bill Text
273373Repealed CodeSee Bill Text
273375Amended CodeSee Bill Text

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Bill Comments